Retirement Portfolio Survival: A 90-Year Study

This week’s AAII Weekly Digest highlights these “must-read” AAII articles: Retirement Portfolio Survival: A 90-Year Study: While a conservative allocation lasts 35 years at a 3% withdrawal rate, higher withdrawal rates require greater exposure to stocks. The measure of success in this study is whether or not a retirement portfolio can survive intact for at least…

 

Proxy Voting for Individual Investors

This article originally appeared in the July 2015 issue of the AAII Journal. Contrary to what many believe, significantly increasing the proxies voted by informed individual investors would appreciably improve the corporate governance landscape. Why not just sell shares of poorly governed corporations? Selling the “bad” stocks may help with individual investments in the short-term, but…